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Van Rhijn smashes 400m world record in Nottwil

May 19, 2014

The Netherlands' Marlou Van Rhijn was in sensational form on the final day of the IPC Athletics Grand Prix in Nottwil, Switzerland on Sunday (18 May) smashing her own 400m T43...

IPC VP Takes Rio 2016 Position; Digital Cluster in London Park

May 15, 2014

IPC Vice President Appointed to Rio 2016 Andrew Parsons (Getty Images) International Paralympic Committee vice president Andrew Parsons was appointed as chair of the Paral...

Herschel Walker donates Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-off winnings to U.S. Paralympics

May 15, 2014

Funding to provide support for wounded service members and veterans at the 2014 Warrior Games presented by Deloitte COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Today, U.S. Paralympics, a div...

Series of rivalries to be renewed at first European IPC Athletics Grand Prix of 2014

May 15, 2014

This Friday (16 May) will see the 2014 IPC Athletics Grand Prix head to Nottwil, Switzerland, for the first European leg of the season where a number of clashes are set to tak...

`Legacy' and `quality' key outcomes of Glasgow 2015 site visit

May 14, 2014

Representatives of IPC Swimming have returned from a positive site visit to Glasgow, Great Britain, for the 2015 IPC Swimming World Championships speaking of a `high standard'...

Judge Orders Psychiatric Tests for Pistorius

May 14, 2014

More information on Pistorius' psychiatric evaluation will be given next Tuesday (Getty Images) Oscar Pistorius must undergo one month of psychiatric tests before his murder ...

Allianz becomes first global partner of IPC Athletics

May 13, 2014

IPC Athletics, the International Federation for para-athletics of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), and financial services company Allianz SE, have signed a 12-mon...

Judge to Rule Wednesday on Evaluation for Pistorius

May 13, 2014

Pistorius arrives at the Pretoria High Court on Tuesday. (Getty Images) Judge Thokozile Masipa will rule Wednesday on whether Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius will be placed...

IPC/APC Co-ordination Commission delighted with Toronto 2015 progress

May 12, 2014

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and Americas Paralympic Committee (APC) have said they are delighted with preparations for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games...

British powerlifter Ali Jawad voted IPC Athlete of the Month for April

May 12, 2014

Great Britain's Ali Jawad has been voted by the public as the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Athlete of the Month for April following his world-record and gold-med...

Iranians claim top two P2 podium spots at IPC Shooting World Cup

May 12, 2014

Two Iranian pistol shooters beat Macedonian Paralympic champion Olivera Nakovska-Bikova to the P2 podium (women's 10m air pistol SH1) in Szczecin, Poland, on Friday (9 May), c...

Pistorius Suffers From Anxiety Disorder, Psychiatrist Says

May 12, 2014

Psychiatrist Meryl Vorster testified Pistorius' anxiety affected his decisions the night of the shooting. (Getty Images) A psychiatrist testifying for the Pistorius defense t...